About Ambit

About Ambit Energy.  The spark that started it all.

About Ambit Energy

Ambit Energy provides electricity and natural gas services in deregulated markets across the United States, primarily marketed through a direct sales channel of more than 150,000 Independent Consultants.

Based in Dallas, Texas, our company is focused on being the finest and most-respected retail energy provider in the industry, offering cost-effective choices for today’s energy consumer.

In 2010, Ambit was named #1 Fastest-Growing Private Company in America by Inc. Magazine, and we continue to pick up steam as the fastest-growing company in the retail energy sector today.


 

Our History: A Tale of Innovation, Integrity & Opportunity

It all started with a simple lunch meeting. On a spring day in 2006, two men had a friendly chat about energy deregulation over turkey sandwiches. Those men – Jere Thompson, Jr. and Chris Chambless – were both excited about the opportunity they saw, and thus began their journey to build “the finest and most-respected retail energy company in America.”

Their new venture would provide affordable electricity and gas, and they agreed that their company would never sacrifice integrity for growth.

The Co-Founders went to work immediately, borrowing office space from Jere’s brother. A few weeks later, Jere and Chris set up shop in a large, renovated warehouse in the historic West End district of downtown Dallas. The expansive office space suited their needs perfectly – helping to establish a feeling of “openness” and enabling faster communication. They bought several $19 fold-up tables to use as desks and put together a team of experienced executives who shared their vision.

The rest is history – and the results have been extraordinary.

Ambit Energy recorded revenues of almost $200 million in 2008 and nearly $325 million in 2009. As a result of this tremendous growth, Ambit was named the fastest-growing privately-held company in north Texas by SMU’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in their annual Dallas 100™ rankings.

And 2010 brought further public recognition, when Ambit made the SMU/Cox Dallas 100™ for the second year in a row, as well as the Top 100 Places to Work by the Dallas Morning News. But the biggest achievement of them all was being named “America’s Fastest-Growing Private Company” by Inc. magazine, which placed Ambit at #1 on the publication’s renowned “Inc. 500” list.

Behind it all, the company’s U.S.-based Customer Care Center is well-trained to handle all customer relationships. And proprietary technology called BlueNet™ manages all aspects of the customer life-cycle – from utility transactions between customers and transmission providers to web-based account management and billing tasks.

As one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers in every market they currently service, the Ambit Energy team, Consultants and customers are energized for the bright future ahead!


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